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Suspect In Rape of Elderly Woman Arrested

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By Catherine M. Welch

Wilmington, NC – Wilmington police say they have arrested a man in connection with the rape of an elderly woman in historic downtown.

Police say 41-year-old Brian Anthony Reavis was arrested last night at his mother's home less than 10 blocks from where the crime happened.

The 95-year-old woman was attacked and raped inside her home last month. Police say forensic evidence lead to Reavis's arrest.

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